Summer Fun in Port Angeles, WA

Port Angeles, Washington is an amazing vacation destination no matter what time of year you visit. However, the summer season bodes beautiful views and fun-packed activities for all types of visitors to enjoy. Whether you love outdoor sports, hiking, biking, or just strolling along the downtown, Port Angeles is never lacking in things to do. Here are some summertime fun ideas to get you excited and started on planning your Port Angeles vacation.

Tours

There are a variety of tours available in Port Angeles that are full of history and heritage. Learn more about the city with Heritage Tours, which includes a tour of the historic logging center downtown and a visit to the old brothel. For animal lovers, there is the Island Adventures Whale Watching tours available. Learn more about wildlife, while taking in beautiful scenic views from your boat tour. Experience Olympic National Park with hiking and wildlife viewings with a naturalist tour guide. Take a romantic hot air balloon tour of the North Olympic Peninsula with Morning Star Balloon Co.

Scenery

Visit the Washington Lavender Farm for a beautiful view of endless lavender and to purchase “Martha’s Own” and “By George” lavender products. The farm is located on ten acres of oceanfront farmland overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca. For an up close and personal view of wildlife, visit the Olympic Game Farm for a driving tour through 84 acres of land.

Museums and The Arts

There is a variety of museums and art galleries located in Port Angeles for those who want to add a little education and culture to their visit. Throughout the downtown, there is the Art on the Town Outdoor Sculpture Gallery, meaning sculptures are scattered in the city (walking tour brochures available). The Clallam County Historical Society’s Museum at the Carnegie is also a great stop, with interesting galleries for everyone. For a different art experience, visit the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center and Webster’s Woods for a five acre “museum without walls.” This museum features over 125 sculptures and site works along rustic trails.

Late Night Fun

For late night fun, there is a multitude of great restaurants, bars, and activities to choose from. The Port Angeles Community Playhouse present live theater, cultural, and artistic events. The types of restaurants range from seafood, to ethnic, and steak houses. Many of the local bars offer live music and karaoke regularly as well.

Port Angeles, Washington is the perfect place to visit in this summer season. Begin planning your next trip of a lifetime today!

About the Author: Jimmy is a guest contributor from George Washington Inn, a bed and breakfast in the Olympic Peninsula, offering high quality service and beautiful Washington views.

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